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Windows 7: Windows 7 repair not working and no recovery, pls help

15 Mar 2012   #11
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Was this Startup Repair you ran from F8 System Recovery Options?

Is your PC running okay now?


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15 Mar 2012   #12

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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by gregrocker View Post
Wow! That will surely keep him busy. LOL Hope he's an advance user in order to comprehend all those steps.
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15 Mar 2012   #13

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Hey quick, um heck i forgot what u asked!!!??? Oh yeah, Sony vaio, but i've no recovery disk. However i did f8 and if you had the time or desire to read all that....after staring at it awhile i saw an enter key at bottom, clicked it and it started vaio rescue, still in progress but fo far so good!
You people r the bomb, i cant thank u enough!!!
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15 Mar 2012   #14
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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by quickdraw2011 View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by gregrocker View Post
Wow! That will surely keep him busy. LOL Hope he's an advance user in order to comprehend all those steps.
Every step has a blue link to an illustrated tutorial. You can post back any questions to get further information.

Exactly what is hard to comprehend, quickdraw, so I can improve it?
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15 Mar 2012   #15

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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Tyi469 View Post
Sreed, thanks for info, however prior to getting ur reply i followed Quicks advice & restared f8, which came up with alot of "stuff" after looking at it 4 awhile i noticed the bottom said enter, so i did.
Seriously appreciate your time and advice!!

What are the F1 through F12 keys?
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15 Mar 2012   #16

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Hi Greg, yep to your question re f8, system is currently recovering as i write, the recovery thing (hope u can keep up with all my big words , anyways it created a restore disk from vaio, which rocked. So far so good.
I am eternally greatful to all who replied!!! Seriously, your better thAn the microsoft website, spent hours there to no avail!!! And if your prob isnt an easy fix, theres allways a fee. Like Gates needs money!!! Cripes!!
Again you rock & i will refer u to as many people as i can on this planet!!
Grateful 4 ever,
Diane
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15 Mar 2012   #17

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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by gregrocker View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by quickdraw2011 View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by gregrocker View Post
Wow! That will surely keep him busy. LOL Hope he's an advance user in order to comprehend all those steps.
Every step has a blue link to an illustrated tutorial. You can post back any questions to get further information.

Exactly what is hard to comprehend, quickdraw, so I can improve it?
Just seems a bit too much for this guy. Judging by his comments. I was offering a simple solved for his issue. At least I thought, I was. Hey, no doubt your the pro and I'm the rookie here. Thanks, for sharing your knowledge.
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15 Mar 2012   #18

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Hey quickdraw, the funny part as you stated lol, was all that foreign computer stuff was directed at you, as thats what came up after i applied ur f10/8 whatever it was!!! Lmao
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15 Mar 2012   #19
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Diane -

Are you saying you ran Vaio Factory Recovery? VAIO Computer Recovery Options Guide
Did you boot it using the F10 key as quickdraw suggested earlier?

And the "restore disk" you say it made is this to back up your data or did it burn Recovery to a disk to boot and run? It's a good idea to have the disks made in case the F10 Recovery should fail.

That was a good guess at F10 there, quickdraw, considering she hadn't posted her System Specs!

They're not always this easy, and we've helped here with thousands of these.
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15 Mar 2012   #20

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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by quickdraw2011 View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by gregrocker View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by quickdraw2011 View Post

Wow! That will surely keep him busy. LOL Hope he's an advance user in order to comprehend all those steps.
Every step has a blue link to an illustrated tutorial. You can post back any questions to get further information.

Exactly what is hard to comprehend, quickdraw, so I can improve it?
Just seems a bit too much for this guy. Judging by his comments. I was offering a simple solved for his issue. At least I thought, I was. Hey, no doubt your the pro and I'm the rookie here. Thanks, for sharing your knowledge.
Her name is Diane, me thinks it's a lady
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